This section of the book is from the "Household Companion: The Model CookBook" book
Cut off head and dress. Boil till tender with a little salt and a pinch of soda added to the water. When tender take from water and pick to pieces, add a few cracker crumbs, one onion, parsley, allspice, salt and pepper, add two tablespoonfuls of butter. Boil liquor down, pour over fish ; garnish with slices of lemon and bake a light brown.
Take half a calf's liver, season and fry brown. Hash it not very fine; dredge thickly with flour; take one teaspoonful of mixed mustard, a pinch of cayenne pepper, two hard-boiled eggs chopped fine, a piece of butter size of an egg, one teacup of water. Boil together a minute or two and serve.